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Saying Goodbye to Vine

Saying Goodbye to Vine

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Thursday, October 27, Twitter announced that Vine, the famous app for making six second videos, is shutting down. Social media users from all over the world have had different reactions to the news. Although some may consider this program to be a waste of time, it is responsible for the fame and fort...

Dreamworks’ Trolls Exceeds Expectations

Dreamworks’ Trolls Exceeds Expectations

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

From the trailers alone, Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls looks like a complete and utter flop. The characters’ designs are cute but reminiscent of the colorful insanity of a children’s birthday party. The jokes appear cringe-worthy at best, and the plot seems disgustingly predictable. Trolls loo...

EVOLution means more than just science

EVOLution means more than just science

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
October 21, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

2016 has proved to be the year of reinventing in the pop music industry and has most recently added a new starlet to the mix. Last month,, Sabrina Carpenter released her second full length album with Hollywood Records, titled EVOLution. In 2012, Carpenter signed with Hollywood Records, the infamous record label that has ...

Stuco Cha-Cha slides into Homecoming

Stuco Cha-Cha slides into Homecoming

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For everyone involved, Homecoming season is a marvelous time. Spirit week motivates students to dress up and show their school spirit; the pep assembly excites students for what’s to come in the long-awaited weekend; and most of all, the extravagant dance known as Homecoming rounds out the week. One th...

Student Spotlight: Grace Lee

Student Spotlight: Grace Lee

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Grace Lee has a tough talent that can only be pulled off by few: singing. Lee has come far in her singing career already, and it is only the beginning. Like many singers, Lee has been singing her whole life. “ I sang all the time as a little kid, but I didn’t start singing in public until abo...

Pokémon GO or Pokémon No Go?

Pokémon GO or Pokémon No Go?

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The phrase “Gotcha!” has become a common notification for players of the popular game Pokémon GO. Left and right, people are running around, trying to complete the task of capturing the wild creature that has appeared on their screens. This summer, millions of kids were able to fulfill their lifelon...

#StayPeculiar

#StayPeculiar

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Filled with haunting photographs accompanying an enthralling mystery, the best-selling novel, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, is making its way to the silver screen on September 30. The novel, published in 2011, centers on 16 year old protagonist, Jacob Portman.  Jacob grew ...

This Fall’s Tea: A Pop Culture Catch-Up

This Fall’s Tea: A Pop Culture Catch-Up

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For the past year, many shocking things have happened in pop culture. This past summer has become a safe haven for highly anticipated and controversial blockbusters, such as Ghostbusters: Answer the Call and Suicide Squad. Long awaited albums, including Frank Ocean’s Blonde and Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woma...

American Horror Story Season 6 Premiere: Nightmarish or a Nightmare?

American Horror Story Season 6 Premiere: Nightmarish or a Nightmare?

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As fall creeps eerily forward, so do its terrifying, spooktacular, and downright graphic seasonal television shows and movies. American Horror Story is one of  fall’s most hyped shows, and for a good reason. After the premiere of  its sixth season on September 14, fans from around the world are shoc...

You Don’t Want to be a Stranger to Stranger Things

You Don’t Want to be a Stranger to Stranger Things

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What do Dungeons and Dragons, a missing boy, and an escaped experiment on the run have in common? This answer will be revealed in the new 1980’s setting-based series, Stranger Things, along with many other twists and turns throughout the show. The creators of the show, The Duffer Brothers, decid...

Attend the Tale of “Sweeney Todd” at Adams

Attend the Tale of “Sweeney Todd” at Adams

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The thrilling portrayal of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street performed by Adams Theatre opened Friday, March 12 and ferociously captured the audience's attention with their take on the murderously funny musical.  Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria for all three lunches or on showtix4u...

The Oscar “Best Pictures”: An Anthology for Students

The Oscar “Best Pictures”: An Anthology for Students

Jordan Revenaugh, Shelby Smith, Charlotte Pierce, Ivan Martinez, Zoe Garden, Audrey Wang, and Caroline Gage, Staff Writers and Editors
March 15, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Title: Bridge of Spies Rating: 4/5 stars Genre: Drama, History, Thriller Awards won/nominated for: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (WON), Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Writing/Original Screenplay, Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures/Original Score...

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